Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $168,000,000
One $1,000,000 and Two $10,000 Tickets Sold
TRENTON (Feb. 3, 2020) – The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $168 million! James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there was one second-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday, Jan. 31, drawing that matched five of the five white balls drawn winning the $1,000,000 prize. That ticket was purchased at Quick Chek #039, 195 Main Ave., Passaic in Passaic County. There were two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls and the gold ball winning $10,000. Those ticket was sold at the following locations:
- Middlesex County: Wawa #781, 40 Washington Rd., Sayreville; and
- Passaic County: Bolla 1440 Rt. 23 C-Store, 1440 Route 23 North, Wayne.
In addition, 12 players matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Two of those tickets were purchased with Megaplier, multiplying the prize to $1,000. Moreover 30,115 other New Jersey players took home $114,282 in prizes ranging from $2 to $400, according to Carey. The winning numbers for the Friday, Jan. 31, drawing were: 28, 31, 33, 57, and 62. The Gold Mega Ball was 19, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 02.
“Congratulations to the lottery winners and to the retailers that sold the winning tickets,” said Carey. “For selling the winning tickets, the retailers have become many more Lottery ‘lucky locations’ overnight.”
The next drawing will be held Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 11:00 pm. All New Jersey Lottery Mega Millions tickets must be purchased before 10:45 pm to participate in the drawing. Mega Millions tickets cost just two dollars; by adding the Megaplier option for an extra dollar per play, players can increase their non-jackpot winnings up to five times. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 46 participating jurisdictions. Drawings are held on Tuesdays and Fridays.